The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 6 5 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 1513 1471 1358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 20.81% 21.94% 17.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.11% 27.10% 21.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1375 1258 1167
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,883 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Agile Software Development
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6026 5429 6354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 82.88% 80.98% 80.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5180 4514 5597
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the North West region.

Agile Software Development Salary Trend in the North West

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

Agile Software Development Salary Histogram in the North West

Agile Software Development
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester 0 884 £40,000 +3.89% 107
Cheshire +3 479 £40,000 +9.58% 57
Merseyside +1 70 £41,000 - 9
Lancashire -7 64 £40,000 +23.07% 11
Cumbria +1 5 - - 1
Agile Software Development
England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development.

1 1354 (43.22%) .NET
2 1293 (41.27%) C#
3 999 (31.89%) SQL Server
4 997 (31.82%) ASP.NET
5 921 (29.40%) HTML
6 916 (29.24%) MVC
7 894 (28.53%) Scrum
8 887 (28.31%) SQL
9 872 (27.83%) JavaScript
10 856 (27.32%) CSS
11 781 (24.93%) TDD
12 578 (18.45%) Java
13 532 (16.98%) ASP.NET MVC
14 530 (16.92%) WCF
15 518 (16.53%) Finance
16 515 (16.44%) jQuery
17 446 (14.24%) Microsoft
18 419 (13.37%) Web Services
19 417 (13.31%) Windows
20 392 (12.51%) .NET Framework
21 388 (12.38%) Degree
22 386 (12.32%) OO
23 341 (10.88%) E-Commerce
24 340 (10.85%) Continuous Integration
25 339 (10.82%) Project Management
26 328 (10.47%) HTML5
27 308 (9.83%) XML
28 293 (9.35%) Waterfall
29 292 (9.32%) QA
30 278 (8.87%) BDD

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 162 (5.17%) SharePoint
2 149 (4.76%) Node.js
3 77 (2.46%) CMS
4 65 (2.07%) Apache
5 61 (1.95%) JBoss
6 60 (1.92%) IIS
7 54 (1.72%) CICS
8 53 (1.69%) WordPress
9 41 (1.31%) Tomcat
10 38 (1.21%) WebSphere
11 34 (1.09%) Umbraco
12 26 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
13 24 (0.77%) NServiceBus
14 21 (0.67%) Confluence
15 20 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
16 17 (0.54%) Drupal
17 12 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
17 12 (0.38%) SAS
18 9 (0.29%) MS Exchange
18 9 (0.29%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 176 (5.62%) MS Excel
2 81 (2.59%) PowerPivot
3 61 (1.95%) MS Project
4 60 (1.92%) MS Office
5 52 (1.66%) Photoshop
6 21 (0.67%) MS Visio
7 14 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
8 10 (0.32%) Fireworks
9 8 (0.26%) OmniGraffle
10 4 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
11 3 (0.096%) Mingle
12 2 (0.064%) MS PowerPoint
12 2 (0.064%) SPSS
12 2 (0.064%) Acrobat
13 1 (0.032%) RoboHelp
13 1 (0.032%) Spreadsheet
13 1 (0.032%) InDesign
13 1 (0.032%) Edge Animate
13 1 (0.032%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 22 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (0.67%) Magento
3 12 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (0.38%) Oracle Retail
4 11 (0.35%) Google Analytics
5 9 (0.29%) Tridion
6 5 (0.16%) Sage 200
7 4 (0.13%) Visualfiles
8 3 (0.096%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.096%) SAP CRM
9 2 (0.064%) SAP MDM
9 2 (0.064%) Exstream
9 2 (0.064%) WebTrends
9 2 (0.064%) Oracle Cash Management
10 1 (0.032%) CSG Singleview
10 1 (0.032%) SAP HR
10 1 (0.032%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.032%) ResourceLink
10 1 (0.032%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.032%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 84 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 58 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
3 49 (1.56%) SaaS
4 25 (0.80%) Amazon S3
5 11 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (0.26%) GitHub
7 6 (0.19%) IaaS
7 6 (0.19%) PaaS
8 4 (0.13%) Google Apps
8 4 (0.13%) Trello
9 3 (0.096%) Office 365
10 2 (0.064%) Basecamp
11 1 (0.032%) ElastiCache
11 1 (0.032%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.032%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.032%) Route 53
11 1 (0.032%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 139 (4.44%) Internet
2 82 (2.62%) HTTP
3 29 (0.93%) Intranet
4 19 (0.61%) Wireless
5 18 (0.57%) TCP/IP
6 13 (0.41%) FTP
7 7 (0.22%) LAN
7 7 (0.22%) Firewall
8 6 (0.19%) Network Security
8 6 (0.19%) Ethernet
9 5 (0.16%) WAN
9 5 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (0.16%) SSH
10 4 (0.13%) SMS
10 4 (0.13%) Extranet
11 2 (0.064%) DNS
11 2 (0.064%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.064%) Broadband
11 2 (0.064%) AMQP
12 1 (0.032%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 999 (31.89%) SQL Server
2 254 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 219 (6.99%) MySQL
4 177 (5.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 151 (4.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 145 (4.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 132 (4.21%) Relational Database
8 95 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 87 (2.78%) NoSQL
10 74 (2.36%) DB2
11 61 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
12 52 (1.66%) MongoDB
13 50 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
13 50 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
14 38 (1.21%) Big Data
15 34 (1.09%) RDBMS
16 26 (0.83%) Data Mining
17 20 (0.64%) OLTP
17 20 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
18 18 (0.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 262 (8.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 254 (8.11%) Selenium
3 242 (7.72%) Git (software)
4 188 (6.00%) NUnit
5 134 (4.28%) MSTest
6 129 (4.12%) Visual Studio
7 126 (4.02%) JIRA
8 117 (3.73%) Moq
9 112 (3.57%) Rhino Mocks
10 101 (3.22%) Subversion
11 75 (2.39%) Cucumber
12 70 (2.23%) Eclipse
13 69 (2.20%) JUnit
14 61 (1.95%) QuickTest Pro
15 60 (1.92%) Jenkins
16 58 (1.85%) SpecFlow
17 57 (1.82%) WebDriver
18 47 (1.50%) Maven
19 43 (1.37%) TeamCity
20 26 (0.83%) SoapUI
General
1 518 (16.53%) Finance
2 169 (5.39%) Retail
3 122 (3.89%) Marketing
4 106 (3.38%) Games
5 93 (2.97%) Banking
6 72 (2.30%) Telecoms
7 54 (1.72%) Automotive
8 52 (1.66%) Advertising
9 33 (1.05%) Financial Institution
10 28 (0.89%) Legal
11 19 (0.61%) Law
11 19 (0.61%) Billing
12 16 (0.51%) Publishing
13 15 (0.48%) Manufacturing
14 12 (0.38%) Aerospace
14 12 (0.38%) Back Office
15 9 (0.29%) Electronics
16 8 (0.26%) Military
16 8 (0.26%) Multimedia
17 5 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1737 (55.44%) Developer
2 622 (19.85%) .NET Developer
3 378 (12.07%) Analyst
4 363 (11.59%) Senior Developer
5 341 (10.88%) C# Developer
6 219 (6.99%) Java Developer
7 199 (6.35%) C# .NET Developer
8 195 (6.22%) Project Manager
9 185 (5.90%) Web Developer
10 158 (5.04%) Software Developer
11 152 (4.85%) Architect
12 144 (4.60%) Business Analyst
13 138 (4.40%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 130 (4.15%) ASP.NET Developer
15 129 (4.12%) Test Analyst
16 113 (3.61%) Team Leader
17 111 (3.54%) Software Engineer
18 100 (3.19%) PHP Developer
18 100 (3.19%) Senior C# Developer
19 99 (3.16%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1354 (43.22%) .NET
2 997 (31.82%) ASP.NET
3 921 (29.40%) HTML
4 856 (27.32%) CSS
5 532 (16.98%) ASP.NET MVC
6 530 (16.92%) WCF
7 515 (16.44%) jQuery
8 419 (13.37%) Web Services
9 392 (12.51%) .NET Framework
10 328 (10.47%) HTML5
11 308 (9.83%) XML
12 222 (7.09%) SOAP
13 218 (6.96%) LINQ
14 205 (6.54%) CSS3
15 198 (6.32%) WPF
16 185 (5.90%) AngularJS
17 184 (5.87%) J2EE
18 183 (5.84%) JSON
19 182 (5.81%) Ajax
20 180 (5.75%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 208 (6.64%) Mobile App
2 184 (5.87%) Analytical Skills
3 171 (5.46%) User Experience
4 167 (5.33%) Enterprise Software
5 149 (4.76%) Computer Science
6 107 (3.42%) Inversion of Control
7 67 (2.14%) iPhone
8 60 (1.92%) N-Tier
9 59 (1.88%) Mainframe
10 58 (1.85%) Open Source
11 45 (1.44%) Mathematics
12 29 (0.93%) Social Media
13 27 (0.86%) iPad
13 27 (0.86%) W3C
13 27 (0.86%) Streaming Music
14 26 (0.83%) Social Network
14 26 (0.83%) iSeries
14 26 (0.83%) Telematics
15 24 (0.77%) Physics
16 23 (0.73%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 417 (13.31%) Windows
2 234 (7.47%) Linux
3 177 (5.65%) Android
4 152 (4.85%) Apple iOS
5 67 (2.14%) UNIX
6 28 (0.89%) Windows Phone
7 18 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
8 15 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (0.29%) Mac OS X
11 7 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.13%) AIX
12 4 (0.13%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.096%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.096%) Solaris
13 3 (0.096%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.032%) Windows Phone 8
14 1 (0.032%) openSUSE
14 1 (0.032%) CentOS
14 1 (0.032%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 916 (29.24%) MVC
2 894 (28.53%) Scrum
3 781 (24.93%) TDD
4 386 (12.32%) OO
5 341 (10.88%) E-Commerce
6 340 (10.85%) Continuous Integration
7 339 (10.82%) Project Management
8 293 (9.35%) Waterfall
9 278 (8.87%) BDD
10 260 (8.30%) Web Application Development
11 240 (7.66%) Software Engineering
12 226 (7.21%) Mentoring
13 216 (6.89%) Dependency Injection
14 205 (6.54%) Web Development
15 194 (6.19%) Kanban
16 193 (6.16%) Stakeholder Management
17 179 (5.71%) Unit Testing
18 165 (5.27%) PRINCE2
19 150 (4.79%) Domain-Driven Design
20 139 (4.44%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1293 (41.27%) C#
2 887 (28.31%) SQL
3 872 (27.83%) JavaScript
4 578 (18.45%) Java
5 259 (8.27%) PHP
6 241 (7.69%) T-SQL
7 149 (4.76%) VB.NET
8 117 (3.73%) Ruby
9 116 (3.70%) C++
10 96 (3.06%) VB
11 58 (1.85%) C
12 56 (1.79%) COBOL
13 46 (1.47%) Python
14 45 (1.44%) Objective-C
15 43 (1.37%) PHP5
16 41 (1.31%) PowerShell
17 26 (0.83%) RPG
18 24 (0.77%) Perl
19 20 (0.64%) Delphi
20 17 (0.54%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 388 (12.38%) Degree
2 147 (4.69%) ISEB
3 74 (2.36%) ISTQB
4 48 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 29 (0.93%) PMI Certification
6 25 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 23 (0.73%) MCSD
8 22 (0.70%) Security Cleared
9 17 (0.54%) MCP
9 17 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
10 15 (0.48%) PMP
10 15 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 15 (0.48%) MCTS
11 13 (0.41%) MCAD
12 12 (0.38%) SC Cleared
13 10 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 5 (0.16%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 5 (0.16%) MBA
15 4 (0.13%) CISA
15 4 (0.13%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 292 (9.32%) QA
2 37 (1.18%) SLA
3 12 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.35%) ISO 9001
5 9 (0.29%) Data Quality
6 7 (0.22%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 20 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (0.48%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.22%) VMware ESX
4 5 (0.16%) Terminal Server
4 5 (0.16%) Docker
5 4 (0.13%) VirtualBox
5 4 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.064%) Firmware
6 2 (0.064%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.064%) XenApp
6 2 (0.064%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 41 (1.31%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (0.54%) Puppet
3 7 (0.22%) Vagrant
4 6 (0.19%) CA Endevor
5 5 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.13%) Hyperic
6 4 (0.13%) Webmin
6 4 (0.13%) SCOM
6 4 (0.13%) Capistrano
6 4 (0.13%) Netcool
Vendors
1 446 (14.24%) Microsoft
2 189 (6.03%) Oracle
3 72 (2.30%) Google
4 53 (1.69%) Facebook
5 48 (1.53%) VMware
6 42 (1.34%) Twitter
7 37 (1.18%) Zend
8 33 (1.05%) Apple
9 32 (1.02%) SAP
10 31 (0.99%) Sitecore
11 29 (0.93%) Business Objects
12 27 (0.86%) IBM
13 24 (0.77%) HP
13 24 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
13 24 (0.77%) EPiServer
14 17 (0.54%) Citrix
15 16 (0.51%) Adobe
15 16 (0.51%) Sybase
16 14 (0.45%) Wonderware
17 13 (0.41%) Symbian
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